Tek Talk featuring BARD Express presented by Don Olson from the NLS

Hello, Tek Talk listeners.

This coming Monday, January 16, 2017, Tek Talk will present Mr. Don Olson who will be speaking about Bard Express, a faster method of downloading books from the NLS.

A Native of Wisconsin, he moved to Virginia in 2002, working in private industry training and educating persons with visual impairments and their employers, on the use of Assistive Technology.

In 2008 Mr. Olson began work at the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) in their Quality Assurance section. Mr. Olson states, "I currently serve the Library of Congress as the BARD Operations Officer, over-seeing the BARD support staff, and working directly with the NLS network of libraries across the country."

"This evening we'll be talking about the latest innovation to come from NLS, BARD Express. We are excited to provide patrons with this software that gives people an alternative way to access the BARD collection of books and magazines."

You can reach Mr. Olson in the following ways:

by email at dolson@loc.gov or by phone at 202-707-9271.

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